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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Farmer  \Farm"er\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  fermier.] 
  One  who  farms;  as: 
  a  One  who  hires  and  cultivates  a  farm;  a  cultivator  of 
  leased  ground;  a  tenant.  --Smart. 
  b  One  who  is  devoted  to  the  tillage  of  the  soil;  one  who 
  cultivates  a  farm;  an  agriculturist;  a  husbandman. 
  c  One  who  takes  taxes,  customs,  excise,  or  other  duties,  to 
  collect,  either  paying  a  fixed  annuual  rent  for  the 
  privilege;  as  a  farmer  of  the  revenues. 
  d  (Mining)  The  lord  of  the  field,  or  one  who  farms  the  lot 
  and  cope  of  the  crown. 
 
  {Farmer-general}  [F.  fermier-general],  one  to  whom  the  right 
  of  levying  certain  taxes,  in  a  particular  district,  was 
  farmed  out  under  the  former  French  monarchy,  for  a  given 
  sum  paid  down 
 
  {Farmers'  satin},  a  light  material  of  cotton  and  worsted, 
  used  for  coat  linings.  --McElrath. 
 
  {The  king's  farmer}  (O.  Eng.  Law),  one  to  whom  the  collection 
  of  a  royal  revenue  was  farmed  out  --Burrill. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  farmer 
  n  :  a  person  who  operates  a  farm  [syn:  {husbandman},  {granger}, 
  {sodbuster}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Farmer,  NC 
  Zip  code(s):  27203 
  Farmer,  SD  (town,  FIPS  21060) 
  Location:  43.72477  N,  97.68815  W 
  Population  (1990):  23  (12  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57311 




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